Media

twitter-bird-blue-on-white

Can Twitter Shares Return to All-Time Highs?

Twitter Inc.'s (NYSE: TWTR) earnings were so good that the stock rose 26% after hours to $48.55. That is still very far short of its all-time high of $74.73. It ...
Read Full Story »
Sirius Logo

Sirius XM Delivers on Earnings and Buybacks (Update)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) has released its second-quarter earnings, showing that revenue grew 10% and has crossed the $1 billion mark. The company's net income was $120 million, ...
Read Full Story »
Media summaries

Is There Enough Room for a Sarah Palin Channel?

The world of cable and network TV has been converging with new media for years. Now it looks as though a new channel is soon to be launched -- The ...
Read Full Story »
movie tickets

Is Sylvester Stallone Too Old for the Movies?

Sylvester Stallone has been in the news lately, as a version of his new movie "The Expendables 3” has been illegally downloaded by 200,000 people. The first two versions of ...
Read Full Story »
Digital Piracy

‘The Expendables 3’ Leaked Online, Downloaded 200,000 Times

According to several media reports, upcoming movie "The Expendables 3” has been "leaked" online and downloaded by at least 200,000 people using file sharing system BitTorrent. The movie's production company, ...
Read Full Story »
Lucy-movie poster

Weekend Movies: Will Scarlett Johansson Beat Up on ‘The Rock’?

Last week's big movie, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," pulled in more than $100 million in its first week, after an opening weekend of $72.6 million, but managed ...
Read Full Story »
twitter-bird-blue-on-white

How Twitter Helps Sell Movie Tickets

At a time when the movie theater business is in jeopardy because more and more people stream premium video into their homes, an equally powerful new generation technology may help ...
Read Full Story »
Comcast-Logo

Comcast Earnings Buoyed by Growth in Business Services, Internet Customers

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) reported second-quarter results before markets opened Tuesday. The cable operator posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenues of $16.84 billion. In the same ...
Read Full Story »
CNN logo

FoxNews.com, USAToday.com Top List of Internet News Sites

FoxNews.com and Gannet Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) USAToday.com topped a new list of customer satisfaction among news and information sites from a new survey. The results from the new American ...
Read Full Story »
Netflix_Web_Logo

Netflix Earnings Less Surprising Than Its Stock Reaction

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2014. On first look, the earnings looked more or less in-line with expectations. We just highlighted a ...
Read Full Story »
gaming, gamers

Credit Suisse Highlights Top Video Game Stock Picks

Credit Suisse has issued an upgrade on its coverage of online video games. The report was out from analyst Stephen Ju on Monday, a day ahead of earnings from video ...
Read Full Story »
Netflix_House of Cards

Netflix Earnings Preview: Goldman Sachs Bull vs. Barclays Bear (Updated)

This story has been updated to signal whisper numbers and secondly to refer to the formal earnings report. Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is supposed to report earnings on Monday ...
Read Full Story »
movie tickets

‘Purge’ and ‘Sex Tape’ May Take Weekend Box Office Lead

The highly successful "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" will have competition for the top box office spot this weekend. The movie was released by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. ...
Read Full Story »
Time Warner Logo

Time Warner-Fox Deal Raises Other Media Merger Possibilities

Reports Wednesday morning that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) made an $85 per share offer to acquire Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) sent shares of Time Warner soaring in ...
Read Full Story »
Time Warner Logo

Disney, Paramount, Sony Pictures In Play Due to Time Warner/Fox

Reports that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) made an $85 per share offer to acquire Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) have sent shares of Time Warner soaring Wednesday morning. ...
Read Full Story »